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Rainy day. 175 by emperpep Rainy day. 175 by emperpep
Rainy day. 175

Holbien Artist's watercolour on 190 gsm paper

At this time,I don't know how to describe my new works.
[Blame my poor english speaking skill.)

I would like to paint a rainy day with some fresh-looking plants. [such as clovers ...and four leaf clover.]
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Yoshiruna Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wew nice shading !! Emperpep, how u make the rains drop? Thanks
Ruusu-chan Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
I wish I knew how to paint rain :XD: these skills seem to come so effortless and natural to you, There really is no end to what you can do with your paints! :D
deFila218 Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2012
it's great... oh i already became ur big fan now
HarlequinChild Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
This is really cute!
RhythmicColors Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2011
how do you paint the rain drops?
Glitterix Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2011
this is just soooooo awesome. o.o
AimeeTheBluebird Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Tenshinaki Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2011
I really like this one! I love clovers and rain! :) well I just love nature :D
BritsMc13 Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2010
rain :) <3
Goldteddy Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2009
well everything that got water,rain or strong weather effects is a instant favorite by me!

and guess what this picture gets?
Paradigmatic2 Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2009
I really love it owo (just like everyone else). But there's something in the legs and shoes that seems kind of odd. Like they're too round (well at least for me).
But in general it's lovely.

Excuse my poor English...
YoruNiAmeGaFuru Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2009
Love it..

Strawberrie-Fields Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2009
wow that's great! if i had money i would SO be buying that right now
Paya-Art Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love rainy day. it's so calm and relax :D
Ayayou Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2008  Professional Artist
clover favourite very beauti!:D
starrelly-chan Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2008
Atleast some where in the world, i can feal the rain on mee again

THis looks very nice, it really looks like rain!
borntodance222 Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2008
wow,very goood(: xo
Hikori-chan Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2008
This is awsome:D
shadowpaw55 Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2008
amara1023 Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2008  Student General Artist
You. are. amazing. STUNNING!!!!
AsukaFujiwara Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2008
awesome <3
CoNfUsEd-ThInKeR Featured By Owner May 29, 2008  Student Traditional Artist
Love it! You are wonderful with watercolors!
magreen Featured By Owner May 11, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
omg love it.. the rainy days are sad... =/
fav ;D
Tomodachi-Cruz Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2008
Looks truly fresh and natural!
sylphstarwind Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2008
I just love rain and plants, so this is a natural win for me. Neat shading and color patterns and such. Good gosh I wish I could use colored pencils or watercolor or any color half as well as you.
DreamSymphony Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2008
The concept sets a really nice mood... Both hopeful and melancholic.
ChocolateMuffin-Chan Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2008   Photographer
O_0 It's so pretty
Meggieport Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2008  Student General Artist
Beautiful! I love the background with all of the clovers and such!
Yakra Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2008  Professional General Artist
I ended up following my way to your page, wondering what sort of artist chose to watch me... and my! I'm so glad I did! Each and everyone of your works are so very very beautiful! I'm in love with your soft but still bright and transparent colors! Your works seem to literally glow! :heart:

And out of them all, I loved this one the most! How I love rain! And you've captured it so perfectly. With the girl smaller than the leaves, it all looks so magical and like a scene straight out of some fairyland! (Or atleast looks like how I always imagined fairies would be sitting under those clumps of clovers in my garden! X'D )
Vikitto Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2008
amé este dibujo!!
nunca me salen muy bien las iluminaciones..
es admirable como lo lograste vos!!
Valen-chan Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2008
great job!!!
monkeyAEEK Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
once again.... it's absolutely amazing
Nemu769 Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2008
Absolutely beautiful and fresh.
KinjiraretaNingyou Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2008
very cute, and very sweet :heart:
it kind of looks like the leaf on the clover stem is going in the girl's mouth, though.
i like how the character is a bright spot among the blue and green.
knightofdreams17 Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2008
pretty cute, I adore your work! ^_^
Mokyn Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2008
I love the colors in this, the way the greens blend into each really captures that rainy day look you were going for. And those clouds are too magnificent for words, they are so amazingly textured.
princefighter Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
wes-chan Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2008
i don't know what it is about this one that really stood out for me, but it did. there was just something about it that i really liked. maybe it's the tones? maybe it's the brush strokes? i dunno, i just really love this picture!
azuredays Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
I really really adore this picture. It makes me feel so small though, and a little bit lonely.

I love the way you colored the leaves and the sky, but the girl's hair seems very flat on her head.
Pinkember Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2008   Photographer
It seems to me like the picture is saying that it's raining and pouring, but there's still a silver lining to this rain. It doesn't look really sad because it isn't very dark. Now I'm not sure if you wanted a sad pic or a gloomy-but-it's-gonna-be-ok pic. Either way, the sky is amazing.
Whitney85 Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2008   Digital Artist
so so amazing!~ :wow: I love the colouring ^^ Fantastic job X3
Sakuralinh Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2008
soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo cute!!! I love the colors you've chosen... :+fav:
calisto-lynn Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2008  Professional General Artist
you are amazing with watercolours!! beautifull work!!
aw so pretty : )
silentd102 Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2008
this really just...Wow!! have talent to used wator colour >< ashh!! I adore you . it's so cool and made me have good feel in this here :love:
Efi-lala Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2007
I love the atmosphere *-*
The colors are amazing. Very nice n_n
lehsong Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2007
The way you colour backgrounds make me awe. @0@
wongcrispy Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2007're the painting queen!
jokimon Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2007
Hi, i'm new to watercoloring and i want to get better. i have some few question which i hope you don't mind ^^; anyways, first question- do you dip the brush in water then paint or did you already put water in the paint and just use it from there? cuz i have no clue how i should even begin painting xD i was wondering whether you already prechose all your colors, put water in them to make them moist, and then paint. second- if you do put water in the paint, how much do you put? and third- do you use acrylic type paint or those hard paint (or does it matter)? and how do you choose the skin color? cuz i have problem painting skin. man... did i ask too many question? <--lol ^^; sorry
emperpep Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2007   General Artist
I'm not good in speaking english but I will answer your questions as best as I can^^;

you can ask me more on MSN

I dip brush in water then paint.

if you want to make ''wet in wet'' effect just put the wet paint or pure water on the paper first

don't put too muchhh water on the paper or the page will become buckle and It will be harder to control

I also use acrylic and oil paint but not in the watercolour work, If I want to use opaque colour in watercolour work, I will use gouache colour instead.

I will tell you the names of colour I used for painting skin.

''Jaune brillant no.1 and no.2'' [Holbien artist watercolour]

and you can dilute brunt sienna[a golden brown] as a skin colour.

when this colour was diluted, it will give a nice skin tone and you can use pure burnt sienna to paint the shade of skin too.:)

If you have a lot of questions to ask, please come and asking me on msn:)
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